SOURCE: Unilever

November 14, 2005 12:35 ET

Unilever Plc and Unilever NV announces Transaction in Own Shares

London/ Rotterdam -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 14, 2005 --Unilever NV and Unilever PLC

14 November 2005

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares

Unilever NV announces that on 14 November 2005, it purchased 87,500 Unilever NV ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) at prices between euro 57.45 and euro 57.85 per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever NV together with subsidiary companies, holds 22,284,913 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and has 549,290,987 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Unilever PLC announces that on 14 November 2005, it purchased 784,826 Unilever PLC ordinary shares at prices between 568.50 pence and 571.50 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever PLC holds 12,799,149 Unilever PLC ordinary shares in treasury, and has 2,898,659,431 Unilever PLC ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Contact:

Unilever NV: Tanno Massar, Press Office, Rotterdam 
(Tel. +31 10 2174844)

Unilever PLC: Alison Dillon, Corporate Secretaries, London 
(Tel. +44 207 822 5746)


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